Tops: A Study in the Development of the American Worsted Manufacture: The Arlington Mills Lawrence Massachusetts
(Arlington Mills)

Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1898. F 137 pages, index; glossary of terms; black and white illustrated including a tissue-guarded frontispiece illustration of "A Flock of Sheep, Franklin Park, Boston, Massachusetts"; nice fold-out Plan of the Property of the Arlington Mills situated in Lawrence Methuen December, 1897; with other illustrations including the Worsted Department and the Cotton Department buildings; outlines the history of the business; gives a pictorial of the first carding machine built in America in 1792 and the latest (1898) modern engines used for the same purpose; original publishers' green cloth binding, gilt cover & spine titles, top edge gilt; with a paste-down somewhat idealized rams-head illustration on front cover as well; light wear; very good condition and interesting. Very Good H (Item ID: 8560)


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